Ford - basic info and current lineup
Third world's largest carmaker - Ford, produces a full range of vehicles ranging from subcompact cars to heavy duty commercial trucks.
In some way, the scale of models and its reliability embodies Henry Ford's legendary slogan that the best car is the new car.
After the EPA report where Ford cars were recognized as the least efficient ones, the company has decided to enter alernative fuel and hybrid SUVs and cars market.
Current Ford Lineup:
B-Max and new Kuga will be presented in few days in Geneva, new Mondeo is scheduled for the end of September in Paris.
Electro-powered Focus sale starts in summer, restyled Fiesta is expected in September, while Fiesta ST is expected at the end of the year.
Ford has prepared another global model which will replace Europen Mondeo and US Fusion. New D-class is following name rationalization trend set in Dearborn - for a while now there is one Focus, one Fiesta and soon there will be only one Kuga/Escape.
Next Ford Fusion will be presented in Detroit in January 2012. Concept car Evos style is present in traces - new Fusion/Mondeo will have trapesoid grille without company emblem on it. Instead, it will be placed on the hood. Ecoboost petrol engines will go up to 250bhp, while diesel engines comes in 1.6l, 2l and 2.2l.
A new SUV model is announced for the mid 2012. Unlike it's American predecessor, new Ford Escape will be sold worldwide.
Exterior is Focus alike, length is approximately 4,5m.
It will have 2 main engines, ecoboost equipped, with 1.6l and 173bhp, and 2l with 237bhp. New Escape will have a new automatic transmission with 6 gears and 4 wheel drive.